Monthly Archives: November 2012

LGBT History: Talkies Actor Johnny Arthur

Queerty is reporting that actor Johnny Arthur, who played a lot of foppish characters in pre-Hayes Code Hollywood, will finally get a tombstone after 60 years: When he passed away, the Motion Picture & Television Fund Home covered the cost of Arthur’s … Continue reading

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Eight LGBT Native Americans You Should Know

In this month of celebrating Native American heritage, advocate.com brings us a photo profile of eight Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Native American’s: Max Wolf Valerio, author of riveting The Testosterone Files, the 2006 memoir of his transition from female … Continue reading

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Is This Religious Freedom: Teen Denied Confirmation for Supporting Equality

Religious conservatives were right; gay marriage equality will infringe on religious beliefs–just not the way they said it would. From the Park Rapid Enterprise in Minnesota: BARNESVILLE, Minn. – If you want to be a Catholic, you have to be … Continue reading

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Big show of support for Boise anti-discrimination ordinance

As first seen on the blog, Joe. My. God, Boise Idaho is considering an ordinance that would ban discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons in the city. If successful, Boise would only be the second city in Idaho to … Continue reading

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Music Review: Jason Aldean’s ‘Night Train’

I am not as impressed with Jason Aldean’s latest album as I have been with his previous music, but I am still impressed. On Night Train, Aldean delivers some fun, sexy and rocking music, but I don’t identify with the … Continue reading

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Washington State’s Version of ‘Papers Please’ for Domestic Partners

One of the side benefits of gaining gay marriage equality is that it shows some of the ways in which anything less than marriage is inadequate. Take a look at the below. It is a card issued to couples who … Continue reading

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Knuckling Up for Brantley Gilbert, and the Gay Community in the Redneck Side of Country

Brantley Gilbert does something I really like with his song ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.’ He takes a common theme; the post-break up mourning, and puts a new spin on it. Rather than focusing on the whiskey, the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Offers Transgender Health Care As Part Of City’s Universal Health Care Plan

Some more good news for the transgender men and women out of San Fran. From The Huffington Post:  In 2007, San Francisco became the first city in the nation to offer universal health care to its citizens through the Healthy SF … Continue reading

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N.H. Elects First Transgender Legislator

The good news from election night just keeps on coming. From The Huffington Post: New Hampshire joins neighboring Maine in making history this Election Night, welcoming its very first transgender lawmaker. The Nashua Telegraph reports that Stacie Laughton, a Democrat, beat … Continue reading

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Malawi minister reportedly denies move to suspend anti-gay law

While we celebrate our recent victories here in the US, this Los Angeles Times article reminds us of the work still left to do around the globe: JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Malawi’s minister of justice has reportedly denied saying that … Continue reading

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